All locations in close proximity to accommodations if looking for a change of scenery outside the hotel gym. Don't forget to take a walk downtown by the infamous Water-fire Providence location where you can walk along the water and check out the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Galleries.
5722, 563 N Main St, Providence, RI 02904
23 Providence Place, Providence, RI 02903
51 Bassett St, Providence, RI 02903
Siena Restaurant (Located 0.7 miles from hotels)
238 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903, USA
For a taste of Providence culture, head to Federal Hill and you are guaranteed to receive a delicious meal. One of our favorite restaurants where we spent a lot of time during the college days is Siena. Matt's favorite appetizer is the Polpette Grande, and Kaleigh's favorite entree is the Gamberi con Timo. The whole menu is delicious!
Venda Ravioli + Venda Bar & Ristorante (Located 0.8 miles from hotels)
265 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903, USA
A delicious quick lunch stop is Venda Ravioli. Venda Bar & Ristorante is a sit down spot open for late lunch and dinner. They make a mean Espresso Martini (good with or without Bailey's). Come here for dinner and be treated to live music outdoors under twinkling string lights.
Other notable restaurants we love:
Pastiche Fine Desserts: an intimate, European-style dessert cafe. (Located on Federal Hill)
Massimo: Voted best restaurant of 2018 in Rhode Island! (Located on Federal Hill 0.6 miles from hotels)
Kleos: Traditional Greek eats & cocktails are served in a light-filled space with a Mediterranean vibe. (Walking distance from hotels!)
Providence Oyster Bar: For fresh, local seafood. (Located on Federal Hill)
Xaco Taco: A relaxed and casual restaurant that represents the traditions of Mexican street food.
54 South St, Providence, RI 02903, USA | 401-421-0050
Really cool brunch + dinner spot!
312 Wickenden St, Providence, RI 02903, USA | (401) 270-3300
A crêperie & tearoom in a historic house, also offering beer, wine, cupcakes & a cigar lounge. Wickenden Street area includes Fox Point, a relaxed and walk-able neighborhood with a diverse mix of college students, urban professionals and academics. The area has an eclectic, cool vibe. Old and new are juxtaposed, as vintage and modern meet between the shops and restaurants.
50 Weybosset St, Providence, RI 02903 | (401) 437-8991
Bright space with great food and drink, not to mention bottomless mimosas!
A thickly-settled historic neighborhood, home of Brown University & Rhode Island School of Design. Thayer Street sits atop of the hill and offers a plethora of options for eating and shopping. Matt spent four years living here at Brown on Angell Street.
The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), built in 1928, is a grand architectural gem suitable to the task of hosting the world’s best performing artists. PPAC offers a full roster of Broadway shows, concerts, comedians and special performances. Walking distance from Wedding hotels.
If traveling to the area, extend your stay through the weekend and take an hour drive to Newport, RI. Thames Street is the nerve center of Newport's thriving downtown/waterfront area. It is lined on each side with countless bars, restaurants, shops and historic homes. We love to travel here and spend time with close friends.
While perusing Newport, don't miss activities such as:
A 3.5 mile walk along Newport’s coastline provides a waterfront tour of the Newport Mansions, and a beautiful view of the Rhode Island Sound.
Tour the beautiful mansions built in the early 1900's as summer homes for the elite. They stand in pristine condition today and are not to be missed. Tickets are available at each.
909 East Main Road, Middletown
Originally planted in 1977 on a hill overlooking Rhode Island Sound with the goal of producing fine wines and as a way of preserving beautiful agricultural land from rapid development. Aquidneck Island is blessed with one of the most desirable farming areas in the country, if not the world. A perfect way to spend your afternoon sipping on delicious wines.
You can't come to Providence and not get a doughnut. Knead Doughnuts in historic Providence crafts seasonally inspired and traditional gourmet donuts made with locally-sourced, wholesome ingredients.
All guests are encouraged to stay at The Omni Providence Hotel or The Biltmore. Walking distance to rehearsal dinner and welcome drinks. After-party and Saturday brunch held at Centro Restaurant located at The Omni Providence Hotel.
Group rates will be offered and applied via the Harlow-FitzPatrick Wedding block. Click the link below to make your reservation!
Additional Hotel Details:
This landmark hotel in Providence is connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center, Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Providence Place Mall. As a Downtown Providence hotel location, guests are within walking distance of historic attractions, gourmet restaurants, shopping, and entertainment.
For those in search of the spirit of the city, Omni Providence Hotel, with its stunning views of downtown, places you within reach of all the best that Providence has to offer. Access to the Capital Club Fitness Center and proximity to beaches, and golf courses for summer fun.
401-421-0700 | KFisher@providencebiltmore.com
Additional Room Block available at The Biltmore Hotel, Providence's iconic downtown Hotel located .2 miles from The Omni. Walking distance to rehearsal dinner, welcome drinks and after party.
GROUP RESERVATION CODE: 1908WEDDIN
PHONE: Guests can call a Hotel Reservations Agent directly at 401-421-0700 and choose Option 1, open seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day, and use your group code or event name when speaking with the reservations agent.
ONLINE: Guests can visit website, www.providencebiltmore.com, click on the "Book Now" button in the top right corner of the screen, choose their arrival and departure dates and enter the group code.
401-455-3326 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Another great option for friends looking for a taste of Providence culture is The Dean Hotel.
The Dean exudes masculine styling, easy elegance, subtle collegiate references, modernist & contemporary design. The Dean believes in collaboration with friends and neighbors, as well as the reinvention of the American economy by local people who make useful objects. Most pieces in the hotel were created by makers, Artisans and Artists in Providence or in other industrial hubs throughout the Northeast. A really cool, affordable spot! (Also has a sweet karaoke bar in its basement!)
(no room block)